Archive for February, 2009

UK & World News: Rock to offer £14bn in home loans (icNewcastle – Sunday Sun)

Friday, February 27th, 2009

UK & World News: Rock to offer £14bn in home loans (icNewcastle – Sunday Sun)
Nationalised bank Northern Rock said that it would offer up to £14 billion extra in new mortgages over the next two years to help kick-start the ailing housing market.

Gates of Vienna News Feed 2/23/2009
Our IV of email has been reconnected, and tips from the usual suspects are trickling back in. Check out the news stories from the UK — the behavioral sink, the financial crisis, fears of civil disorder, and the decline of the Labour Party, all mixed together. Thanks to Aeneas , C. Cantoni, Craig Karpel, Fjordman, Gaia, Henrik , heroyalwhyness, JD, KGS , Samhaldsfestarin, TB, Vlad Tepes , and all the other tipsters who sent these in. Headlines and articles are below the fold. – - – - – -

Consumermarket Weblog
UK Online Shopping & Price Comparison – Compare Car Insurance, Home Insurance, Loans & Mortgages

Words from the (investment) Wise 2.22.2009

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Words from the (investment) Wise 2.22.2009
Words from the (investment) wise for the week that was (February 16 – 22, 2009) A perfect storm of a deepening global recession and banking woes last week battered equities and supported the safe havens of the US dollar, government bonds and gold bullion. A dismal corporate earnings outlook, fears about bank nationalizations, especially Bank of America (BAC) and Citigroup (C), and a warning by Moody’s Investors Service of possible downgrades of European banks exposed to the slumping economi

Cairns Lockie Mortgage Commentary (Scoop.co.nz)
Welcome to the second fortnightly Cairns Lockie Mortgage Commentary for 2009. We aim to keep you informed on developments at Cairns Lockie, Home Loans and the mortgage market in general.

Gates of Vienna News Feed 2/23/2009

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Gates of Vienna News Feed 2/23/2009
Our IV of email has been reconnected, and tips from the usual suspects are trickling back in. Check out the news stories from the UK — the behavioral sink, the financial crisis, fears of civil disorder, and the decline of the Labour Party, all mixed together. Thanks to Aeneas , C. Cantoni, Craig Karpel, Fjordman, Gaia, Henrik , heroyalwhyness, JD, KGS , Samhaldsfestarin, TB, Vlad Tepes , and all the other tipsters who sent these in. Headlines and articles are below the fold. – - – - – -

(AFX UK Focus) 2009-02-25 16:10 UPDATE 1-US mortgage applications down, led by refinancing (Interactive Investor)
By Julie Haviv

Words from the (investment) Wise 2.22.2009
Words from the (investment) wise for the week that was (February 16 – 22, 2009) A perfect storm of a deepening global recession and banking woes last week battered equities and supported the safe havens of the US dollar, government bonds and gold bullion. A dismal corporate earnings outlook, fears about bank nationalizations, especially Bank of America (BAC) and Citigroup (C), and a warning by Moody’s Investors Service of possible downgrades of European banks exposed to the slumping economi